Active Transportation Guides

Skagit Active Transportation Guides

Try the Skagit County Bike Map on Avenza Maps!
Non-Motorized Advisory Committee

The Skagit Council of Governments Non-Motorized Advisory Committee develops and updates active transportation guides with support from local donors and Skagit County GIS. Click the links above to download PDF copies of the maps or find an interactive version of the bicycle map on Avenza Maps. Contact SCOG for paper copies of the maps.

Avenza Maps

Locate Yourself And Interact With Maps On A Mobile Device: Have you ever wished you could see your location on a reference map? Skagit County now offers the ability for you to do just that using your mobile device. Introducing the Avenza Maps application. The Avenza Map application provides a number of mapping features including the ability to view your position on Skagit County’s topographic maps; even while you are disconnected from cellular service. Many maps in this application have a fee to them; however, maps made by the Skagit GIS department are all free to download. Pick the associated links to learn more about the application; specifically, how it worksfeatures, and frequently asked questions.

 

How To View the Skagit County Bike Map Using Avenza Maps:To get started viewing the Skagit County Bike Map, follow these instructions:

 

  1. Download the App: Download the Avenza Map application from “Google Play” or the “Apple App” store to your mobile device. Once the application is installed, you will need to load a map of the area you plan to visit. The first time you open Avenza Map it will ask you to “sign in”; however, you don’t need to sign in to use the application.
  2. Download A Topographic Map: From your web browser on your mobile device, pick this link to open a list of Skagit County’s Maps. Now pick the map you’re interested in by picking the “Free” shopping cart icon. You will be prompted to “Open in the Avenza Maps”. Select “Open” and the select the “Free” button followed by the “Install Now” button. The map will now be installed onto your mobile device. This may take a few minutes depending on your internet/cellular connection speed. To assist with finding the map you may be interested in downloading pick this link which will open the cover sheet (PDF) for the Topographic maps. At the bottom of the sheet is an index with the sheet names.
  3. Viewing Maps: While you are still in the “Avenza Map” application, pick “My Maps” in the lower left corner of the application followed by picking the map you just downloaded. The map will open and, if you are within the map extent, a blue dot will show up where you are standing (your GPS position). The application also has some fun tools you can access in the lower left corner; including, adding way points.

 

Have Fun and Be Careful. These maps are for reference only. They are designed to give the user a general idea of where they are on the roadway network or in the wilderness. They are not designed to show hazardous areas or other dangers associated with using maps.

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